18 October 2019 14:52
The original Sugababes, Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan, and Siobhan Donaghy, have made another comeback and it seems to be what a lot of pop music fans on social media are talking about. Their latest single, "Flowers," is a cover of Sweet Female Attitude's classic hit and is a part of DJ Spoony's Garage Classical album, which consists of artists covering classic garage songs. The album was released today. Sugababes' track is getting a lot of talk so far. "Like do you all understand THE SUGABABES are back!!!
Like T H E SUGABABES. OMG I NEED TO SIT DOWN," one user tweeted. "The original Sugababes line up. Mutya, Keisha, and Siobhan. Best line up," another fan shared.
Other tracks on DJ Spoony's album include collaborations with Emeli Sande, Gabrielle, and "Not Fair" hitmaker Lily Allen, who covered Shanks & Bigfoot's "Sweet Like Chocolate," as The Inquisitr reported. To promote the project, DJ Spoony will perform a show at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London on October 24. Tonight, the Sugababes will perform on The Graham Norton Show. Loading... Despite multiple line-up changes, the group managed to maintain their success during their original run. According to The Official Charts, they racked up six No. 1 singles — "Round Round," "Freak Like Me," "Hole In The Head," "Walk This Way" with Girls Aloud, "Push The Button," and "About You Now" — a total of 18 top 10 hits in the U.K.. To date, the Sugababes have released seven studio albums — One Touch, Angels With Dirty Faces, Three, Taller In More Ways, Change, Catfights and Spotlights, and Sweet 7. Their last release was in 2010. On Spotify, their music is still listened to by millions of fans around the world. Currently, they have more than 2.2 million monthly listeners. Their most popular song on the app at the moment is "About You Now." Other tracks within the top five include "Push The Button," "Round Round," and "Overload." To stay up to date with the Sugababes, follow their Instagram account. Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy have regained the right to make music as the Sugababes, releasing their first music together in six years. The trio, who made up the group's original line-up, lost the right to record and perform under the name following a number of radical line-up changes. Flowers, a cover of the UK garage classic by Sweet Female Attitude, is their first release together since Flatline in 2013, which they released under the name Mutya Keisha Siobhan. Siobhan Donaghy, Mutya Buena and Keisha Buchanan in 2001 (William Conran/PA) More It comes 19 years after they found fame with the release of their Brit Award-nominated debut single Overload. Buena, 34, confirmed news of the song on her Instagram account overnight, telling her 75,000 followers: "Thank U for all the support guys we really appreciate the love." The track appears on the Garage Classical album by DJ Spoony, which sees UK garage music re-imagined using the 36-piece Ignition Orchestra. Paloma Faith, Lily Allen, Emeli Sande and Gabrielle are also among the stars who have lent their vocals to the 12-track record. The Sugababes will make their on-stage return in a pre-recorded performance on BBC One's The Graham Norton Show on Friday night. DJ Spoony posted a photo from the studio, telling fans: "Yes. Love to The Graham Norton Show." Last year Donaghy, 35, teased fans about the prospect of new music from the trio. She said to expect a new album within the next 12 months and hinted that the trio had regained the rights to the Sugababes name, which they lost after a number of line-up changes. Mutya Buena, Keisha Buchanan and Siobhan Donaghy have regained the right to release music as the Sugababes. Catfights and Spotlights: Which singers have been in the Sugababes? It comes 19 years after the trio found fame with the release of their Brit Award-nominated debut single Overload. But the group has featured a rotating line-up of female vocalists, with former members clashing over ownership of the brand. Donaghy left in 2001 amid reports of infighting. She later said she had experienced clinical depression. She also claimed she was forced out by Buchanan and branded her a "bully". Former Atomic Kitten singer Heidi Range was announced as Donaghy's replacement. In March 2005, Buena left following the birth of her daughter. She was replaced by Amelle Berrabah, which left Buchanan as the only original Sugababe. Siobhan Donaghy, Keisha Buchanan and Mutya Buena of the Sugababes perform on The Graham Norton Show in 2019 (Isabel Infantes/PA) But by 2009 she had also quit and was replaced by Jade Ewen. Soon after, Buena announced her intention to reclaim the name Sugababes from the group's second line-up. But the original line-up instead reunited under the name Mutya Keisha Siobhan – often shortened to MKS – to release Flatline in 2013. In a cryptic post on Instagram this year, the original line-up hinted that they had regained the right to record as the Sugababes. And in October they released their first music in six years, a cover of the UK garage classic Flowers by Sweet Female Attitude. PA Media